The list of places that have closed during the past few years is enormous. This old photo we took of Jahn's in Richmond Hill had us wishing we could enjoy their Kitchen Sink sundae one more time. Jahn's closed last November, and only one outlet of the former chain remains, in Jackson Heights.
* Endangered NYC is in the air. It's a worthy investment of your time to explore the hundreds of comments about New York's vanished traditions and institutions that two blog posts elicited this weekend. City Room premised the discussion on the planned return of double-decker buses, and Gawker visited the subject, alarmed by the spate of notable places closing of late. Some of Urbanite's ongoing coverage is here.
* The art of street photography. [Gothamist]
* If you're a Grey Gardens aficionado, you'll enjoy the tidbits from a woman who lived among Big Edie and Little Edie out in that East Hampton mansion. [Grey Gardens News]
* Brownstoner reacts to the New York magazine cover story about the blog and its "culture of commenting." [Brownstoner]
* Woodhaven Lanes is history -- here are the pictures to prove it. [Queens Crap]
* MAS produces video to help underfunded Landmarks Preservation Commission. [Brownstoner]
-- Rolando Pujol